KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Vice President of the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact Operations Department, Cameron Alford arrived in Kathmandu on Tuesday evening for Nepal visit.

Vice President reaches Kunming

August 15, 2023 13:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Vice President Ramsahay Prasad Yadav reached Kunming of Yunnan Province, China, last evening.

Vice President Yadav to visit China

August 11, 2023 10:35 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Vice President Ram Sahaya Prasad Yadav is to leave on a visit to the People's Republic of China from August 14.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Vice President Ram Sahaya Prasad Yadav inaugurated the Budhanilkantha Dharmashala (Atithi Griha) at Budhanilkantha Municipality-3, Kathmandu, on Wednesday.

In the recent meeting of the House of Representatives, Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) lawmaker Manish Jha raised a pertinent question about the relevance of the post of Vice President in the country. This issue has sparked a much-needed debate on the need for reforming constitutional provisions to ensure efficient governance. The questions being raised both inside and outside the Parliament indicate the necessity for improvement in the future.

KATHMANDU, May 26: Vice President Ram Sahay Prasad Yadav has honored Hari Budhamagar who created a new record as the first double above-knee amputee to summit Sagarmatha (Mt Everest).

KATHMANDU, May 3: Tek Narayan Pandey, Secretary of the Office of the Vice President, has been allowed to be detained for three days by the District Court, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, May 3: Tek Narayan Pandey, secretary at the Office of the Vice President, has been arrested on the charge of being involved in illegally sending Nepalis as Bhutanese refugees to the USA.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Indian Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar has congratulated his Nepali counterpart Ram Sahaya Yadav.

KATHMANDU, March 18: Ram Sahaya Prasad Yadav, the parliamentary party leader of Janata Samajbadi Party (JSP) Nepal and a former minister, has been elected as the new vice president of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Eight hundred and twenty-nine votes were cast in the election to the Vice President held at the Federal Parliament Building at New Baneshwar on Friday. A total of 882 voters including 332 members of the federal parliament and 550 members of the Province Assembly were expected to vote in the election.

KATHMANDU, March 17: The counting of votes cast in the election to the Vice President has begun. The counting of votes has begun in two places in the Lhotse chamber of the parliament building in New Baneshwar.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Voting for the election of the new vice president has been completed.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Janata Samajwadi Party (JSP) provincial assembly member Mohammad Abdul Kalam Ajaj reached Parliament House at New Baneshwar from the Trauma Center to cast his vote in the vice presidential election.

KATHMANDU, March 17: The Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) is going to vote for Janamat Party candidate Mamta Jha in the vice-presidential election.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Astalaxmi Shakya, the candidate for the post of vice president from the CPN-UML, has said that the 10-party alliance set a wrong precedent by not fielding a woman as the vice president candidate after making a male president.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Speaker of the House of Representatives Dev Raj Ghimire cast his vote in the election to the Vice President. The voting under the election is underway at the Federal Parliament Building-based polling centers from 10:00AM today.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Vice-presidential candidate Ramsahay Prasad Yadav has said that after winning the vice-presidential position, he will emphasize the protection of the constitution and the promotion of national unity. He said this while talking to the media after voting in the vice presidential election on Friday. He said that he would give the first priority to complying with the constitution. He said that he will play his role in developing Nepal as a prosperous country.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Voting for the election to the new vice president is underway in the Lhotse Hall of the Federal Parliament Building in New Baneshwar. Voting started at 10AM. Separate polling stations have been set up for federal and provincial assembly members.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Nepal Workers and Peasants' Party (NWPP) will not participate in the election of Vice President which started in Kathmandu this morning.

KATHMANDU, March 17: Voting to elect a new vice president has begun at the Federal Parliament Building, New Baneshwar. The voting that started at 10:00AM will run till 3:00PM.

KATHMANDU, March 17: A joint meeting of the office bearers and Parliamentary Party(PP) members of the Rastriya Swatantra Party (RSP) scheduled for today has been postponed.

Vice presidential election today

March 17, 2023 09:15 am

KATHMANDU, March 17: Voting for the election to the post of Vice President is taking place today. Astalaxmi Shakya (Bohara) of the CPN-UML, Mamata Jha of the Janamat Party and Ramsahaya Prasad Yadav of the Janata Samajwadi Party are in the race.

KATHMANDU, March 15: Nepali Congress (NC) has decided to vote for Ramsahay Prasad Yadav of the Janata Samajbadi Party for vice presidential post, said NC Spokesperson Dr Prakasharan Mahat.

KATHMANDU, March 15: The Election Commission (EC) has released the sample ballot paper for the Vice President election. The EC on Tuesday released the sample ballot paper with a candidate's photo for the vice presidential election scheduled to be held on March 17.

KATHMANDU, March 14: The Election Commission (EC) has announced that the silence period for campaigning for the vice presidential election will be enforced from midnight today.  The election to the post of vice-president is scheduled for March 17. The prohibition period comes into effect 48 hours before the polling day. That means the silence period will come into force from midnight of  March 14 until the polling stations are closed.

KATHMANDU, March 13: Janata Samajwadi Party, Nepal (JSP) vice presidential candidate Pramila Kumari Yadav has withdrawn her candidature.

KATHMANDU, March 13: Ramsahay Prasad Yadav, one of the two candidates for the post of Vice President from Janta Samajwadi Party (JSP), has intensified his meetings with top leaders seeking votes for himself.

KATHMANDU, March 12: Vice President Candidate Ramsahay Prasad Yadav has reached the election officer's office to answer the complaint against him.

Electing a Woman Vice President

March 12, 2023 08:25 am

The race for the vice-presidency in Nepal seems to be more intense and competitive than that for the presidency, which already has a clear winner in Ram Chandra Paudel of the Nepali Congress.

KATHMANDU, March 11: There will be three candidates from the ruling coalition for the Vice President election to be held on March 17.

KATHMANDU, March 11: Nomination papers are being filed today for the election of the new Vice President of the country to be held on March 17.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The code of conduct for presidential and vice-presidential elections is being enforced. The code of conduct will be enforced from Wednesday (March 1) to March 19 after the publication of the final list of candidates at 5 pm. The presidential election is being held on March 23 and the vice-presidential election on March 3.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has said that Dashain should not be made extravagant and pompous. He stated this in a message of best wishes given on the occasion of Bada Dashain festival today.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has said that full compliance, protection and development of the Constitution are necessary conditions for building a prosperous nation and an egalitarian society.

KATHMANDU, July 10: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has wished peace, prosperity and happiness to the Nepali Muslim community living in the country and abroad on the occasion of the Bakar Eid today.

KATHMANDU, April 14: Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun has expressed his confidence that the Nepali New Year 2079 BS would inspire all Nepalis to forge unity to build a prosperous Nepal.

KATHMANDU, March 1: Vice President of Nepal-India Chamber of Commerce and Industries (NICCI) Sunil KC paid a courtesy call on Chief Minister of Gujarat, India, Bhupendra Rajanikant Patel on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has said that all should work together to make the dream of the martyrs come true.

KATHMANDU, September 9: The MCC Vice President Fatema Sumar is arriving in Kathmandu today. She will be accompanied by the MCC Deputy Vice President Jonathan Brooks.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun and Speaker of the dissolved House of Representatives Agni Prasad Sapkota boycotted swearing-in ceremony of the newly-appointed office bearers of constitutional bodies held at Sheetal Niwas, the President's Office, on Wednesday morning.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Rival faction of Chairman of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) Pushpa Kamal Dahal and the top leader of Janata Samajbadi Party Dr Baburam Bhattarai have held a joint meeting with Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun at the latter's office in Lainchaur, sparking fresh speculation in the political circle.

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris has landed on the cover of the February issue of Vogue magazine, but her team says there’s a problem: the shot of the country’s soon-to-be No. 2 leader isn’t what both sides had agreed upon, her team says.

KATHMANDU, May 13: Authorities collected the nasal and throat swab samples  of Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun and sent them for COVID-19 testing on Tuesday, the vice president's secretariat said.

KATHMANDU, April 13: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has said the New Year 2077 Bikram Sambat (BS) will provide inspiration to all the Nepalis to demonstrate unprecedented national unity in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

SURKHET, Feb 19: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun inspected Bheri-Babai Diversion Multipurpose Project here on Tuesday evening

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun today has taken an interest in a different field for a political person, away from political and diplomatic affairs.

Vice president Nanda Bahadur Pun congratulated Mr Nepal Akshay Jung Rayamajhi who represented Nepal in ‘Mr World 2019’.

PM Oli holds talks with Turkish VP

June 10, 2019 17:45 pm

KATHMANDU, June 10: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, currently in Geneva, Switzerland, held bilateral talks with Vice-president of Turkey Fuat Oktay, on Monday.

VP Pun returns home

June 1, 2019 20:25 pm

KATHMANDU, June 1: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun who had left home on Sunday for Austria to attend the R20 Austrian World Summit in Vienna on May 28 has returned home today.